February 4, 2017

Rest in Peace Shri Nisith Adhikary

On behalf of the entire West Bengal Legal Service let us pass our deepest condolences on the recent demise of Shri Nisith Adhikary, Senior Advocate, former Law Minister(1996-2006) to Government of West Bengal, former Additional Advocate General to Government of West Bengal and former Advocate General for the State of Tripura.

To say he was a larger than life character would be an understatement. He will always be remembered as a great statesman – verified by his various roles as Senior Counsel, Law Minister, West Bengal, Additional Advocate General, West Bengal, Advocate General Tripura apart from being a stellar personality with a golden heart. His on the field competitive style and skill were only surpassed by his incredible positive influence and zest for life off the field.

To the uninitiated, had it not been for Shri Adhikary, the legal ecosystem of West Bengal would have been filled with a huge void. The 'West Bengal Legal Service' was the brainchild of Shri Adhikary and it's constitution & development was literally drafted by his own golden hands. He was also one of the pioneers in setting up of the National University of Juridical Science, Kolkata (a premier Law School) in the year 2000. The achievements are endless but as all good things come to an end, perhaps the almighty decided this was the time to take back his favourite child.

God bless him and all of you at this time of sorrow. 

June 8, 2015


AGM of WBLSOA will be held on 18/6/15 at 5 :30 pm.  Venue Moulali Yubakendra.  Filing nomination for the post of President, Vice President,  Secretary,  2 Joint Secretary and Treasurer will be done from 8/6/15 to 12/6/15.  Sri Dibakar Mandal, Sr, Law Officer in the office of AGOT is the Election Officer. Nomination may be filed in plain paper stating name and the post applied for.
(For details contact Mr. Debasish Ghosh)

May 10, 2015


The Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the West Bengal Legal Service Examination, 2014 in accordance with the existing rules for recruitment to the posts in West Bengal Legal Service.

The Written Examination will be held in Kolkata centre only in 1 st week of August, 2015 or thereabout followed by the Personality Test. The Personality Test of the candidates to be selected on the results of the written examination will be held at the Commission’s office in Kolkata.

PAY : (PB-4A) Rs.15,600-42,000/- + Grade Pay of Rs.5,400/- besides D.A., M.A. & H.R.A. admissible as per rules.

NO. OF VACANCY : 40 [Unreserved – 21, SC – 09, ST – 02, BC(Category-A) – 04, BC(Category-B) – 03 and PH – 01 (OH – Locomotor Disability)] N.B. : (i) All appointments will initially be made on a temporary basis.

Commencement of submission of online application :

The 27th April, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. Closing date for submission of online application : The 18th May, 2015 ` Closing date for submission of fees : The 20th May, 2015

APPLICATION : Applications can be submitted ONLINE only. 

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE Candidates have to first go for “One Time Registration” (link available on top of the left panel in home page of the website www.pscwbonline.gov.in) and fill up all the required data and uploading scanned photo and signature to get User ID and Password. The process of one time registration is mentioned in details in right panel of the home page of the website www.pscwbonline.gov.in , in “Instruction to Candidate” link under Candidate’s Corner. However, those candidates who have earlier registered themselves with PSC, West Bengal need not to do registration again. They can use their previous User Id and Password for login into their respective Dashboards. With the User ID and Password, as provided to the candidate, they need to login to their Dashboard through the link “Login to your Account” which is available in right panel of the home page of the website under Candidate’s Corner. Candidates who forget their password can reset the password for which the link is available in the Candidate’s Login Page which can be opened through the link “Login to your Account”. For resetting the password, click on the “Reset Your Password” link. Then after, candidates have to provide User ID, Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name. Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name should match exactly the one given during One Time Registration. If all the data matches correctly, candidates will get the new password. Candidates are advised to note down the new password for future reference. After login into the Dashboard, candidates will find the name of the Examination with Apply Now link. Click on the link and the application form will be opened. Candidates are advised to read thoroughly and cautiously the documents available in the link Information to Candidates and Scheme and Syllabus present in the top of the application form before filling the application. The Photo and Signature of the candidate, as uploaded by them during One Time Registration, are displayed. Candidate may change the photo and/or signature, if required, by clicking the respective Edit Button/s

Click to Download full Advt for WBLS

August 26, 2013

West Bengal Legal Service Examination, 2013 - Click here to download

The copy of advertisement may be obtained by clicking the link above.

To download  / view the syllabus for WBLS Exam 2013, Click here. 


Pay : (PB-4A) Rs.15,600-42,000/- + Grade Pay of Rs.5,400/-
Gross emoluments at the entry level : Rs.26,670 - besides M.A. and H.R.A.
admissible as per rules.

Vacancies : 50 (Unreserved – 23, SC – 10, ST – 06, BC (Category A) – 05, BC (Category B) – 03 and PH – 03 (Low Vision - 01 and Hearing impaired 02).

N.B. : In terms of notification bearing no.861-L dated 21st June, 2007 issued by the Law Department, Govt. of West Bengal, the persons or class of persons suffering from blindness and cerebral palsy are exempted from the purview of reservation in terms of proviso to Sec.33 of the Persons with disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996). Candidates with low vision will be allowed the help of Scribe, if required.

Qualification : A degree in Law from a recognized University.

Age : Not less than 23 years and not more than 35 years on 01.01.2013 (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January, 1975 and not late than the 1st January, 1987). Upper age limit is relaxable for the candidates serving under Govt. of West Bengal.

Examinations will be conducted by the Public Service Commission in the month of December, 2013 or thereabout at Kolkata followed by Personality Tests.


Click here to download Application format